ALGER - Edward M. "Bill" Risner, 92, died on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at 7:20 p.m., at his residence in Alger, surrounded by his family. He was born on Feb. 15, 1921, in Salyersville, Ky., to Buddie and Lula (Lewis) Risner, who preceded him in death. Bill was married to Elsie Nichols and she preceded him in death. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m., on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Alger, with Pastor Bob Dye officiating. Burial will be in Preston Cemetery, Alger. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m., on Sunday, Jan. 5, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Alger, and until the time of service on Monday at the funeral home.